Two nights after students from a predominately black college attempted to bowl at the city’s only bowling alley, where the owner refused. Tensions rose and violence erupted as gunfire from white police officers left three African-American students dead and 27 wounded on the campus of South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, S.C.


Post-screening CONVERSATION w/filmmaker Judy Richardson

Fri • Oct 16 • 7:30 pm • The Harlem Gatehouse

Judy Richardson is a notable documentary filmmaker and Civil Rights activist.  She gained her notoriety as the educational director for the critically acclaimed PBS documentary film series “Eyes on the Prize,” which received the Peabody Award as well as several Emmys. Richardson continues to be one of the most influential forces behind documenting and commemorating the African-American experience. Co-presented with Black Documentary Collective. A presentation of the Harlem Stage Partners Program

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